waste product

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n waste product any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted "they collect the waste once a week","much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
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Usage

In literature:

No manufacturer of to-day has let the product of his plant go to waste as society has wasted the energies of this by-product of humanity.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
These by-products, or wastes, are very poisonous to the individual cell as well as to the entire organism.
"Evening Round Up" by William Crosbie Hunter
Not a foot of productive soil is wasted.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
This product is usually taken from lower class wood or logging camp waste.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
Nor were any provisions in evidence for the disposal of waste products.
"General Max Shorter" by Kris Ottman Neville
Next came the scientific treatment of the waste for glues and other products.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
In many well-known ways, pigs consume products which would otherwise be wasted.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
Woollen-waste products were formerly much richer in nitrogen than is now the case.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
America has, broadly speaking, no waste products.
"Appearances" by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
The less the economic waste, due to maldistribution and to other causes, the greater the product of industry will be.
"The Settlement of Wage Disputes" by Herbert Feis
Many waste products can only be utilised where they exist in large quantities.
"The Evolution of Modern Capitalism" by John Atkinson Hobson
The support that renders the industrial home possible is the waste product of the city.
"The Social Work of the Salvation Army" by Edwin Gifford Lamb
In such cases the animal lives on its own substance, and the product is that of the wasting flesh.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
But it was a scavenger and there was no waste product it would not devour.
"The Hate Disease" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Hundreds of millions at present wasted on armaments would be devoted to productive purposes.
"German Problems and Personalities" by Charles Sarolea
At the same time, some of them may be waste products, with no definite use in the plant economy.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Like a living thing it ejects into its environment the waste products of its function.
"The Mechanism of Life" by Stéphane Leduc
Do not haul waste products back to the farm in the cans used for delivering milk.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9" by Various
Another effort toward economy is seen in the use for fuel of waste products treated in some way to make them readily combustible.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
Nothing is wasted of this valuable product.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1" by Various
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In poetry:

There's not a more productive source
Of waste of time to the young mind
Than dress; as it regards our hours
My view of it is now confined.
"Time Spent In Dress" by Charles Lamb

In news:

It takes the two waste products and turns them into biogas to generate enough electricity to power 1,000 homes.
Continuous monitoring enables uniform product quality and minimum waste.
Production technologies applied in Zhenjiang will help reduce waste water, salt production and air emissions, the company said.
A technology using a waste product from the coconut processing industry, called cocopeat, improves wastewater treatment in poor countries, according to testing conducted by researchers at RTI International.
Such waste includes office waste, production waste, waste associated with storage, etc.
AERCO International Debuts OnAER Remote Monitoring Service to Reduce Energy Waste and Increase Productivity.
This practice reduces waste and saves the energy it would take to create a new product.
The Ottawa-Sandusky-Seneca County Joint Solid Waste District recently gave Otterbein North Shore a grant to purchase new furniture, made from recycled products, for its main entrance.
When the kidneys do not work properly they lose their ability to filter waste products from the blood, according to the Maine Medical Website.
Levi 's announces a new product line, Waste.
Cleaning Products May Be Wasting Your Agency's Time & Money.
A Special Message from Poly Products, Inc. Poly Products, Inc. Met-Chem Waste Treatment Equipment.
Mueller Copper Tube products on Sprinkle want to build a facility to make plastic Drain waste fittings.
The nation's largest collection of deadly wastes left behind from the production of nuclear weapons sits at south-central Washington's Hanford nuclear reservation.
Employees that reinvented the wheel were wasting precious time that could be spent producing more product that could be shipped to more homes.
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In science:

Some of quite current interest concern the transmutation of long-lived radioactive waste into shorter-lived products using accelerator-driven systems (ADS) and in predicting dosimetries for patients in radiation therapy.
A simple functional form for proton-${}^{208}$Pb total reaction cross sections
The reduction graph, which is defined for legal strings, is a notion that describes the corresponding gene in its macronuclear form (along with its waste products).
How Overlap Determines the Macronuclear Genes in Ciliates
From a biological point of view, this allows one to reconstruct a representation of the macronuclear gene (and its waste products) given only the overlap graph of the micronuclear gene.
How Overlap Determines the Macronuclear Genes in Ciliates
Continually re-implementing authentication logic (within and between organizations) not only wastes productivity but also increases the number of systems with potentially exploitable security flaws which expands attack surfaces.
KeyAuth: Bringing Public-key Authentication to the Masses
Ordinary users could have preferred to solve their own problems. But software developers have other motivations which are to promote their product, in principle, so that wasting days to solve the round robin problems may appear worthwhile to them.
SDPD Round Robin 2002 Results
Regardless of the method used, there is always a highly concentrated waste product consisting of everything that was removed from the created "fresh water".
Extraction of Freshwater and Energy from Atmosphere
Contrary to popular imagination, “buffalo trace” is not a waste product from the animal.
Conference Summary: The Cosmic Agitator - Magnetic Fields in the Galaxy
The production of power with few long-lived transuranic elements in the waste.
The Future of Nuclear Energy: Facts and Fiction Chapter IV: Energy from Breeder Reactors and from Fusion?
Living systems are neither closed nor in equilibrium, but rather use an inflow of energy to drive processes that increase their order (thus decreasing their entropy), and dissipate heat and other waste products that lead to an overall increase in entropy of the universe.
Complexity: An Introduction
An example of the latter is the transmutation of long lived radioactive waste into shorter lived products using accelerator driven systems (ADS).
Predicting proton-nucleus total reaction cross sections up to 300 MeV using a simple functional form
Thus other design disciplines are progressing by leaps and bounds in design productivity and possibility. Meanwhile the software industry struggles m ightily for the most m inuscule of design progress advances. All manual design involves lots of wasted mental motion.
Ten Incredibly Dangerous Software Ideas
If that is indeed the case, it would be a waste to discard basically good products.
On-Chip Test Infrastructure Design for Optimal Multi-Site Testing of System Chips
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